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Minimum wages for online labour platforms?

Alternative title:
Regulating the global gig economy
Abstract:

The rise of the “gig economy” has enabled Internet users to find new work previously unavailable to them. The “online labor platforms”, which constitute a global remote gig economy, enable clients to access worldwide labor power. This chapter discusses how these platforms work. Two hundred and fifty remote gig economy workers across ten countries and four continents have been interviewed along with platform CEOs and government and trade union officials. Moreover, a survey encompassing 679 Asi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4324/9780429317866-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5213-4022

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Editor
Publisher:
Routledge
Host title:
Digital Transformation of Labor (Open Access): Automation, the Gig Economy and Welfare
Series:
Routledge Studies in Labour Economics
Chapter number:
4
Pages:
74-79
Publication date:
2019-11-29
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EISBN:
9780429317866
ISBN:
9780367330705
Language:
English
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pubs:1054242
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uuid:22936bb8-66c4-4881-af9f-6f18fdda2f30
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pubs:1054242
Source identifiers:
1054242
Deposit date:
2019-09-19

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